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Project by Roz posted 769 days ago 1114 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This horse was lying around unfinished in my shop and was in my way, so I finished it. Old “Biscuit” did not have a home so I sent him out to my favorite antique shop, Its All in the Past. He hung around there a while and was adopted into a new home.

This horse was made by laminating a block from 2 inch and 1 inch stock. The horses body is painted and trimmed with Cherry accents. The rocker is made of Red Oak.

I still have one more; I wish it would gallop off somewhere.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 769 days ago

Very nice rocking horse, Roz. You’ve been a busy boy lately, it looks like. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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stefang

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#2 posted 769 days ago

I like this one Roz. It’s like a Ferrari compared to the model T rocking horse I had as a kid.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 769 days ago

Very cool Roz ,a unique take on an old classic. Great Job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Skiedra

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#4 posted 768 days ago

Wahahaha, I love your atititude: “It was lying around and in my way, so I finished it.”

Beautiful horse!

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Roz

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#5 posted 767 days ago

Yep, the sad part is there is still another one lying around in the way, waiting to be finished.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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Vicki

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#6 posted 767 days ago

That’s a first class job. Love the horse and the finishing treatment.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 767 days ago

Well, Roz, I don’t guess that you know the child who ended up with that rocking horse but I bet that he loves it. Nice work.

helluvawreck
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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